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In and Around Town: July 31

on July 31, 2014 - 12:08pm
Editor's Note: The community calendar "In and Around Town" is published on the front page of the Los Alamos Daily Post every Thursday, updated daily and accessible at any time by clicking the red button at the top right of the page.
Ongoing Exhibits
Paintings by Richard Wasilewski
Wasilewski’s work can be viewed through Aug. 5 in the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery, open during regular library hours.
'Eureka!' and 'Eclecticity' at Fuller Lodge Art Center
FLAC displays “Eureka!” In the Portal Gallery is “Eclecticity,” work by Katherine Brittin and Charryl Greenwood Berger.

Albuquerque & Four Corners Pipes and Drums Practices at Pond!

on July 31, 2014 - 11:01am

The Albuquerque & Four Corners Pipes and Drums, the local bagpipe band, holds a special practice Wednesday evening at Ashley Pond in preparation for their upcoming outdoor concert, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Aug. 13 at Ashley Pond. Families and visitors are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the unique music of Scotland. Photo by James E. Rickman

Community and Historical Society Discuss First Episode of WGN’s Manhattan

on July 31, 2014 - 10:40am

Discussion got underway following Sunday's premiere of WGN’s new series, Manhattan, at Time Out Pizzeria. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAHS News:

There was an amazing turnout for the Los Alamos Historical Society’s viewing of the premiere of WGN’s new series, Manhattan, a fictionalized look at life in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.

There was a great discussion following the show, and the Society has collected some of the common questions that we heard that night and on social media.

This Week at the Reel Deal

on July 30, 2014 - 8:20am
Column by JIM O'DONNELL  
Reel Deal Theater 

This week we are opening Guardians of the Galaxy, Sex Tape with Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal, and The Purge: Anarchy. Lucy, will hold for another week. Planes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Begin Again will end this Thursday

Movie Poster for 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Guardians of the Galaxy: From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team-the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Best-Selling Author John Sandford Joins Hillerman Conference

on July 30, 2014 - 7:56am

John Sanford. Courtesy photo

ARTS News:

Wordharvest is pleased to feature The New York Times best-selling author and Santa Fe resident John Sandford at the 10th annual Tony Hillerman Writers Conference in November.

Sandford is the author of 31 published novels, all of which have appeared in one format or another on The New York Times best-seller lists. His latest thriller, Field of Prey, was released this summer to stellar reviews. The Huffington Post calls it “one of his best,” and Booklist named it “another top notch thriller destined for best-seller lists.”

A Pulitzer Prize winning


Locals View Los Alamos Through Hollywood Lens at Sunday Night's 'Manhattan' Premiere

on July 29, 2014 - 11:29am

Local scientists and historians including Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan, right, got a good laugh at some of the artistic license taken in the production of  'Manhattan' during Sunday's premiere. They said they had been expecting the variences from reality because producers had made it clear that the series was not intended to be true to life. By Carol A. Clark/

Discussion between local scientists, residents and members of the Los Alamos Historical Society followed Sunday's premiere of 'Manhattan' at Time Out Pizzeria. Photo by Carol A.

Local Author Selected For Amazon's Summer Romance Event

on July 29, 2014 - 8:15am


The Kindle editors at Amazon have selected Rosemary's Glove, written by local author Shirley Raye Redmond, to be included in its Summer Romance Event.

Read details here.

In Rosemary's Glove, Miss Rosemary Addison has set her heart on becoming the wife of the dashing Thomas Alden, Lord Beverly--a man with a dubious reputation. But when Rosemary's widowed mother confides that she plans to marry Mr. Nevin at the end of the Season and wants to see her daughter promptly and properly wed, Rosemary realizes she must force the reluctant earl's hand.

She convinces her childhood